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Table 4 Pregnancy and neonatal outcomes

From: Maternal and perinatal characteristics and outcomes of pregnancies complicated with COVID-19 in Kuwait

Outcomes Number (%) of patients
Pregnancy outcomes:
 Continued pregnancy 16 (8.6%)
 Miscarriage 3 (1.6%)
 Intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) 1 (0.54%)
 Delivered live birth (including two twin birth) 165 (89%)
Gestational age at delivery, weeks
 Median (interquartile range) 38 (36–39)
 27–32+ 6 weeks 2 (1.2%)
 33–36+ 6 weeks 42 (25.5%)
  ≥ 37 weeks 121 (73.3%)
Mode of delivery
 C-section 79 (47.8%)
 Elective (repeat/maternal request) 35 (44.3%)
 Emergency 10 (12.6%)
 Maternal Hypoxia 1 (1.2%)
 Preeclampsia 11 (13.9%)
 Failed induction/ failure to progress 13 (16.4%)
 Fetal distress 9 (11.4%)
Type of anesthesia during C-section
• General 9 (11.4%)
• Spinal 70 (88.6%)
 Vaginal delivery 86 (52.1%)
 Instrumental delivery 0
 Prolonged rupture of membrane (PROM> 18 h) 6 (3.6%)
 Birth weight (grams), median (IQR) 3006 (2750–3215)
 Head circumference (cm), median (IQR) 33 (32–34.5)
 1-min Apgar score, mean ± (SD) 8 (1)
 5-min Apgar score, mean ± (SD) 9 (1)
 Neonatal death 0
 Neonates tested for SARS-CoV-2 infection  
 Positive for COVID-19  
 None 165 (98.8%)
 Day 5 swab positive test 2 (1.2%)
 Day 14 swab positive 1 (0.6%)